Special Forces

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  • noun

Synonyms for Special Forces

a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting

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Activists on the ground in Syria's third-largest city said that elite troops of the Fourth Armored Division under the command of Assad's brother Maher had taken up position with their armor around the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr.
On Friday, Yemeni tribesmen said they had captured a military compound from elite troops loyal to the president about 60 miles (100 km) outside Sanaa.
Until recently, elite troops had to request support from the Air Force or Army and precious minutes were lost waiting in line.
Israel's use of large numbers of elite troops with sophisticated weaponry showed it intended to kill the passengers," added the lawmaker, who was aboard the Turkish-flagged Mavi Marmara, where the killing took place.
State news agency Anatolian said elite troops rappelled down from helicopters and poured out of mechanized infantry units to surround Kurdish rebels in an operation along the Iraqi border.
The state which saw fit to use elite troops against civilians looks like a bully.
We want elite pilots to fly our planes, elite troops to undertake our most critical missions and the most elite scientists to devote the most productive years of their lives to curing our diseases.
If the Afghan government is corrupt, the number of elite troops and the amount of money spent for civilian aid will essentially lead to nothing.
A reminder that elite troops lie just across the border and that Russian aggression, even while under the cover of NATO and the EU, is still a threat.
The elite troops rarely appear in public but the Territorial Army's 23rd Special Air Service Regiment, based in King standing, has agreed to take part in a spectacular parade on the way to a lavish reception hosted by the Lord Mayor.
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman informed Congress of the details last month, noting the gear will enable Lebanon's elite troops to conduct counterterrorism missions in both daylight and limited-visibility conditions.
The award-winning SWAT Elite Troops features the unique and innovative "Instant Tactical Decision" system that allows players to make immediate, split-second decisions.
Around 4,000 elite troops charged up to Scotland in an attempt to subdue the Scottish masses but vanished without a trace.
Britain's most famous elite troops, the SAS, needs no introduction to readers as the bookstores are replete with books about the Special Air Service Regiment and with other books by and about former members.
As Jack Carter you wage a one man war against elite troops - by using an Arnie or stealth approach.